"Option Paralysis", the new album from critically acclaimed rockers THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, sold around 7,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 78 on The Billboard 200 chart. The is roughly in line with the opening tally of the band's previous CD, "Ire Works", which landed at No. 142 on the Billboard chart after premiering with 6,900 units back in November 2007.
Released on March 23, "Option Paralysis", recorded in Orange County, California with longtime collaborator/producer Steve Evetts (THE USED, GLASSJAW, EVERY TIME I DIE), is the debut release for the band's brand new label Party Smasher Inc./Season Of Mist.
"Option Paralysis" track listing:
01. Farewell, Mona Lisa
02. Good Neighbor
03. Gold Teeth On A Bum
04. Crystal Morning
05. Endless Endings
07. Room Full Of Eyes
08. Chinese Whispers
09. I Wouldn't If You Didn't
10. Parasitic Twins
Check out the CD artwork below.
According to guitarist Ben Weinman, "I Wouldn't if You Didn't" was one of the last songs written for the album, "taking DILLINGER to places [we] have never gone before." Meanwhile, "A Room Full of Eyes", which Ben dubs as a favorite on the album, is "one of the most intense songs we have ever written."
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